Announcing the Acquisition of TechPilot Labs: Bringing the Online Student Experience Full Circle First of all, I’d like to thank you for your interest in this news. I am excited to announce this news and to share where we’ve come from and where we’re headed. Bharath and I launched Securly in 2012 with a mission … Continue reading Securly Announces TechPilot Labs Acquisition
Suicide is now the second leading cause of death among 10 to 24-year-olds. A variety of factors contribute to the intolerable anguish a suicidal student feels, and they may not be able to see the help that is available to them. Parents can play a crucial role by intervening and supporting their child to prevent … Continue reading Suicide Prevention: How Can Parents Help Their Kids?
The first day of school is quickly approaching. Adjusting to a new school, teachers, classes, and people can be difficult. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed and vulnerable. Will I fit in? Will I find my classes? What if I get lost? What if I can’t make any new friends? Whether your child is … Continue reading 6 Parenting Tips On Helping Your Child Transition To A New School
A History of Content Filtering in Schools Pornography Filtering & URL List Race I first began selling web filtering solutions to school IT and Network Administrators in 2004. The CIPA law had recently been passed, so schools were eagerly … Continue reading A Different Perspective on the State of K-12 Web Filtering
Note: Lightspeed Systems’ VP of Marketing has distributed information about our URL categorization technology to 1000s of districts across US including to many of our customers without allowing us to investigate their claims. In our opinion, this breaks norms in the security industry for Responsible Disclosure, potentially breaks norms around advertising without reasonable substantiation, and … Continue reading PageScan: A Deep Dive Into Securly’s URL Categorization Technology